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* تفسير Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

{ كَذَّبَتْ قَبْلَهُمْ قَوْمُ نُوحٍ وَعَادٌ وفِرْعَوْنُ ذُو ٱلأَوْتَادِ }

(The folk of Noah before them) before your folk, O Muhammad (denied) Noah (and (so did the tribe of) 'Aad) the folk of Hud deny Hud, (and Pharaoh) denied Moses (firmly planted) who had an established kingdom; and it is said that this means: the one who tortured using posts; this is because whenever he got angry against someone he tortured him using four posts,

Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas, trans. Mokrane Guezzou
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